Standardized Patient (Multiple Positions Available)

DeSales University Center Valley, PA $20.00 per hour

Position Summary:

A Standardized Patient (SP) participates in the teaching and assessment of learners at DeSales University Healthcare Simulation Center.  The SP is trained to independently, consistently and accurately portray a specific case for which the learner will perform a brief interview and/or a focused physical examination.  An SP may also be trained to provide learners with constructive feedback regarding their performance.  


·         Ability to accurately and convincingly maintain a specified character as trained.

·         Ability to work flexible hours on a scheduled on-call basis.

·         Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

·         Ability to recall case information, as cued by students in a role-play situation.

·         Ability to maintain confidentiality of case and student information.

·         Ability to understand and follow directions and incorporate trainer feedback.

·         Ability to recall and accurately score student behaviors

·         Willingness to undergo repeated physical examinations.

·         Ability to use a computer for basic note taking and completion of checklists.

·         Obtain regular access to a personal email address.

·         Acting training or experience useful but not essential.

·         Teaching or training experience useful but not essential.

·         Maintains confidentiality of information related to cases, student behaviors and feedback evaluations.

·         Sensitive to issues of ethnicity, disability and diversity

·         Dedicated to the mission of a small, Catholic, liberal arts institution

DeSales University is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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